Breakfast helps set the stage for academic success
July 28, 2017
Mornings during the school year can be a hectic blur for both parents and students trying to get out the door, but that should not be an excuse to skip breakfast.
Whether it is a piece of whole wheat toast and a glass of milk or a more elaborate spread, the morning meal sets the stage for a successful day of learning.
“There’s a strong link between breakfast and how well students perform at school,” said Deana Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service nutrition specialist. “Research has connected breakfast to better memory, test scores and attention span as...